One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies

One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies

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Fifteen-year-old Ruby Milliken leaves her best friend, her boyfriend, her aunt, and her mother's grave in Boston and reluctantly flies to Los Angeles to live with her father, a famous movie star who divorced her mother before Ruby was born.
ISBN: 9780689858208
0689858205
Characteristics: 268 pages ;,22 cm.

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Bookworm1210
Aug 12, 2014

I actually really enjoyed this book, it was a fun quick read that was perfectly in the middle of being surprising and predictable. For a novel told in verse it was extremely easy to follow. It also dealt with more issues than coping with her mothers death.

KRockstar10 Jun 10, 2013

I was shocked by how much I enjoyed this book. I picked it up with some hesitation...I'm not a big fan of novels-in-verse, and by the title I thought it was going to be depressing. Instead, I was immediately sucked in by narrator Ruby's snarky, humorous tone. I found that the verse format made the book a ridiculously fast read. I finished it in just over an hour.

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Blue_Squirrel_30
Jun 10, 2013

i was suprised at how much i actually enjoyed this book, it was funny and made smile. the downside was it was a bit predictable, but in it's defense there were still a few parts that suprised me. Overall, i would say it was worth staying up until 3 in the morning reading it.

EPLPicks_Teen Mar 13, 2010

Grade 7 - 12

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Bookworm1210
Aug 12, 2014

Bookworm1210 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

EuSei Aug 16, 2012

EuSei thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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